Other Events & Dates
September through October 2015


September 9, 2015 ( Wednesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Chemistry Colloquium

Title: Using carbon-14 to investigate the response of natural methane emissions to global warming

Speaker: Professor Vasilii Petrenko – University of Rochester, Earth and Environmental Science

See website for abstract: http://www.chem.rochester.edu/seminars/

Location:  Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall 140 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 14-Aug-15 10:21am ET


September 11, 2015 ( Friday )

9:00am - 10:00am
Organic Chemistry Seminar

Title: Theoretical and Practical Elements of Emulsion Polymerization

Speaker: Dr. Gary Dombrowski, The Dow Chemical Company, Dow Advanced Materials (former UR Chemistry Postdoctoral Fellow ('95-'98)

See Chemistry Website for abstract: http://www.chem.rochester.edu/seminars/

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 28-Aug-15 6:02pm ET


September 17, 2015 ( Thursday )

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Meeting

Krystel Huxlin, Ph.D.James V. Aquavella Professor in Ophthalmology and Director of Research, Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester

"Retraining Damaged Brains: A Personal Journey"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Room TBA

Location:  TBA

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 24-Jun-15 12:31pm ET


September 18, 2015 ( Friday )

9:00am - 10:00am
Organic Chemistry Seminar

Title: Aminoboration and Oxyboration Reactions

Speaker: Professor Suzanne Blum, Univ. of Calif., Irvine, Dept. of Chemistry

See Chemistry Website for abstract: http://www.chem.rochester.edu/seminars/

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 28-Aug-15 6:05pm ET


September 21, 2015 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Chambers Memorial Lecture

Title: In search of biologically active compounds using the tools of chemical synthesis

Speaker: Professor Andrei K. Yudin, University of Toronto, Dept. of Chemistry

Reception to Follow

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 14-Aug-15 10:32am ET


September 22, 2015 ( Tuesday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Chambers Memorial Lecture

Title: Amphoteric aziridine aldehydes

Speaker: Professor Andrei K. Yudin, University of Toronto, Dept. of Chemistry

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 14-Aug-15 10:29am ET


September 23, 2015 ( Wednesday )

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Chambers Memorial Lecture

Title: New directions in organoboron chemistry

Speaker: Professor Andrei K. Yudin – University of Toronto, Department of Chemistry

Location:  Lander Auditorium, Hutchison Hall 140 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 14-Aug-15 10:34am ET


2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Daniel Pomeranz Krummel, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA

"Structure-Function of the Spliceosome, a Dynamic Mega-Dalton RNA-Protein Assembly"

Host: Dr. Clara Kielkopf (Co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 24-Jun-15 11:34am ET


September 24, 2015 ( Thursday )

9:00am - 4:30pm
Environmental Health Sciences Research Day

Celebrating 50 Years of Environmental Health Sciences Research at The University of Rochester

Various seminars on the EHSC History

*New Novel Research

*Community Impact, and a Poster Session

Location:  Class of

Posted by:  Laurie Furibondo, Environmental Medicine, 9-Jul-15 3:17pm ET


September 28, 2015 ( Monday )

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Joint Chemistry and Optics Seminar

Title: Adventures in Single-Molecule Spectroscopy: Optical Microresonators and Mechanistic Organometallic Chemistry

Speaker: Professor Randall Goldsmith – University of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of Chemistry

See website for abstract: http://www.chem.rochester.edu/seminars/

Location:  Goergen Hall 101 (RC)

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 28-Aug-15 5:56pm ET


September 30, 2015 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Hashim M. Al-Hashimi, Ph.D., Director, Duke Center for RNA Biology; Professor, Departments of Biochemistry and of Chemistry, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

"How RNA Structures 'Jiggle and Wiggle' at Atomic Resolution: Importance to Function and Drug Discovery"

Host: Dr. Benjamin Miller (Co-sponsored by the RNA Structure and Function Cluster)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-6408)


Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 24-Jun-15 12:05pm ET


October 5, 2015 ( Monday )

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Physical Seminar

Title: On the Intrinsic Wettability of Graphene and Graphite

Speaker: Professor Haitao Liu

University of Pittsburgh, Department of Chemistry

Host: Professor Todd Krauss

Location:  Hutchison Hall 473

Posted by:  Marguerite Weston, Chemistry, 3-Sep-15 11:48am ET


October 7, 2015 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Stanley Fields, Ph.D., Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Professor, Departments of Genome Sciences and of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle WA

"Deep Mutational Scanning to Analyze Protein Function"

Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 24-Jun-15 11:53am ET


October 14, 2015 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics

Phillip A. Sharp, Ph.D., Nobel Laureate, Institute Professor, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, MIT, Cambridge, MA

"Insights from the Biology of Small and Long Non-coding RNAs"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (Co-sponsored by the Center for RNA Biology, the RNA Structure and Function Cluster, T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences, and Graduate Women in Science)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Class of '62 (G-9425)

Dr. Phillip Sharp will also be presenting a talk titled "Genes to Biogen, Non-coding RNAs to Alnylam, Science to Innovation" at the Graduate Women in Science meeting on October 15, 2015.


Location:  Class of

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 24-Jun-15 12:10pm ET


October 15, 2015 ( Thursday )

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) Meeting

Phillip A. Sharp, Ph.D. and Nobel Laureate,Institute Professor, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research, MIT, Cambridge, MA

"Genes to Biogen, Non-coding RNAs to Alnylam, Science to Innovation"

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (Co-Sponsored by the Center for RNA Biology, the RNA Structure & Function Cluster, and the NIH T32 in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences)

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Room TBA

Dr. Sharp will also be presenting a seminar in the Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series on October 14, 2105 titled "Insights from the Biology of Small and Long Non-coding RNAs" at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in K-307.

Location:  TBA

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 24-Jun-15 12:33pm ET


October 21, 2015 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Nina Jones, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Canada Research Chair, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada

"Molecular Mechanisms Controlling Kidney Podocyte Morphology"

Host: Dr. Mahin Maines (Co-sponsored by the Center for AIDS Research)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 24-Jun-15 12:08pm ET


October 28, 2015 ( Wednesday )

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics Seminar Series

Robert Bradley, Ph.D., Assistant Member, Public Health Sciences and Basic Sciences Divisions, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA

"RNA Surveillance and Proteostasis in Muscle Differentiation and Disease"

Host: Dr. Clara Kielkopf

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

K-307 (3-6408)

Location:  K-307 (3-6408)

Posted by:  Stephanie Scoville, Biochem & Biophys, 24-Jun-15 11:58am ET

 
 
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